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Here are the 8 Places You Should Be to Celebrate National Arts Month

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| February 17, 2017

Here are the 8 Places You Should Be

to Celebrate

National Arts Month

By Therese Aseoche

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February is the best month to appreciate the local art scene with the numerous events happening around the metro that promote art, culture, and more! So start planning your art crawl with friends, family, or your crushie to these 8 places!

8. Komiket at Centris Elements

Komiket will hold its 3rd Filipino Komiks and Art Market on February 25 at Centris Elements, QC from 9AM to 7PM. There are going to be tons of exhibitors and artists—both widely recognized and indie—who will be giving attendees first dibs on their latest creations. Go support and discover your next favorite komikero here! Check the event’s official Facebook page for more details.

 

7. James Nares’ “Streets” Video Installation at Ayala Triangle Gardens

There will be a public video installation at the Tower One & Exchange Plaza by Ayala Triangle Gardens of notable filmmaker James Nares’ “Streets,” a one-hour video that captures passers-by in the streets of New York in slow motion as if caught in a dream. It’ll run between 12PM and 2PM, and 5PM and 9PM from February 14 to 19.

 

6. Art Market 2017 at Art in Island

There will also be a 2017 Art Market hosted by Art in Island that will start running every third weekend of every month beginning February 18 to 19. From 11AM to 7PM, you’ll have an opportunity to meet local artists selling art and handmade goods. You could even try selling your own work too!

 

5. Fringe Manila

Debuting in 2015, Fringe Manila offers a variety of shows to celebrate art. There are staples every year, and some improvements. Under the umbrella of internationally renowned Fringe, Fringe Manila is where you’ll find the most avant-garde, sometimes risqué but always tasteful, art shows and performances by both local and international artists. You can visit them on their website and Facebook page for show schedules.